Senior diplomat Ruchira Kamboj was on Tuesday appointed India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.
Ms. Kamboj, a 1987-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, is presently serving as India's envoy to Bhutan.
She will succeed T.S. Tirumurti as the Indian ambassador to the U.N.
Ms. Kamboj is expected to take up the assignment shortly, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a brief statement.